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Hohner  N/A Banjo Reviews

Submitted by cecil36 (see all reviews from this person) on 5/3/2009

Where Purchased: instrumental Savings

Year Purchased: 2009
Price Paid: 199.00 historic exchange rates / currency converter

Sound

The banjo has average volum but it has a lot of rattles and bussing

Sound Rating: 4

Setup

The banjo came with the bridge in a bag and the head very loose strings just barley started on the pegs

Setup Rating: 2

Appearance

This banjo was advertised with block inlays on the finger board the peg head clean just the hohner name. When I received it it had dot inlays and a cheap peg head with painted scroll. it looks like there cheap hb25 neck

Appearance Rating: 1

Reliability

This banjo comes with a friction fifth peg which will have to be replaced very soon.

Reliability Rating: 4

Customer Service

I have been trying to get them to answer a phone call since Feb. and they will not return my call. They have answered my e-mail but now say to bad it has been over 30 days. They have been very un helpfull in getting this mater settled. The Hohner co. that the banjo was shipped from admited they had changed but refused to be of any help.

Customer Service: 1

Components

The tail piece addjusting screw was frozen up and was to far down putting to much load on the bridge. It was very hard to get moving and adjust the tail piece

Components Rating: 2

Overall Comments

This banjo has been a big problem since the day I got it I would never have another one from these people.

Overall Rating: 2

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